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Anon Nkt 74II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 74’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 806.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal

text and translation

Nefnðak áðr
nær þrjátøgu
tígna menn*
tíri gœdda,
en þeir eru
Jóans ættar
allir jǫfrar.

Nefnðak áðr nær þrjátøgu tígna menn*, gœdda tíri, en allir þeir jǫfrar eru þrætulaust ættar Jóans.
‘Earlier I mentioned almost thirty distinguished men, endowed with glory, and all those princes are indisputably of Jón’s family.

notes and context



Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: [Anonyme digte og vers XII], [2]. Nóregs konunga-tal 82: AI, 589, BI, 590, Skald I, 287-8; Flat 1860-8, II, 528.


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